LA STANZA DEL FIGLIO | THE SON’S ROOM

Directed by Nanni Moretti Thursday, April 25

ITALY, FRANCE | 2001 | 99’ | 35mm | IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
With : Nanni Moretti, Laura Morante, Jasmine Trinca, Giuseppe Sanfelice, Silvio Orlando

Synopsis

Giovanni, a father of two, is a psychiatrist. Day after day, his patients confide in him the endless details of their neuroses, contrasting sharply with his own ordered life. Giovanni’s existence is one of strictly observed habits. One morning, he receives an urgent call from a patient and is unable to go running with his son as he had planned. Andrea goes diving with friends instead. He will not return…

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Giovanni, père de deux adolescents, est psychanalyste. Dans son cabinet, ses patients lui confient leurs névroses, qui tranchent avec le calme de sa propre existence. Sa vie est réglée par un tissu d’habitudes, ou de manies. Un dimanche matin, Giovanni est appelé en urgence par un patient. Il ne peut pas aller courir avec son fils, comme il le lui avait proposé. Andrea part faire de la plongée avec des amis. Il ne reviendra pas…

Director's Filmography

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2011 Habemus Papam

2006 Il Caimano

2001 La Stanza del Figlio

1998 Aprile

1993 Caro Diario

festivals & awards

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The film won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival 2001

 

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